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What does Anacletus mean?

Anacletus Pronunciation of Anacletus [ana-cle-tus] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Anacletus is "invoked". Name of the third pope.

Associated with: greek.


Anacletus has 3 variants: Anacleto, Cleto and Cletus.

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Middle name pairings:
Anacletus Rylan (A.R.), ..

How popular is Anacletus?

Anacletus is an uncommon first name for males. Anacletus is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Cletus is the only prominent related form of Anacletus (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Anacletus was well-received 105 years ago (usage of 0.02%), but now, Cletus has become less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cletus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anacletus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Agapetus, Alexus, Altus, Amadeus, Amatus, Analu, Anastas, Anastatius (see Anastasios), Anastius, Anastos, Andreus, Aniceto, Anicetus, Aniketos, Antaeus, Anteus, Kletus, Tacitus and Zacheus. Like Anacletus, these names are not frequently used.